Kids tree swing – Survey tree to make sure tree is acceptable for hanging swing. Survey tree to make sure tree is acceptable for hanging swing. Tree should have a sturdy horizontal branch that is a minimum of 8 inches in diameter. Branch should be such that swing can be installed at least 3 feet away from trunk. At same time, swing cannot be placed so far on branch that puts undue stress on branch.
To install kids tree swing, you need to Drill holes through selected tree branch with drill on top of branch. Drill holes through branch of a selected tree with drill at top of branch. Holes need a little larger than diameter of 8 inch eye bolts. Insert bolts into drilled holes. 3 Insert screws into holes. Screw bolts until eyes are tight against bark of branch.
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Place a large flat washer onto each eye bolt, followed by two nuts for each eye bolt. Place a large flat washer on each eye bolt, followed by two nuts on each eye bolt. Purpose of second nut is to lock first nut on eye bolt. Hang ropes and connections from infant swing by connecting hardware swing onto eye bolts. Hang cords and connections from children’s swing to connect hardware swing into eye bolts. Test kids tree swing for stability and safety before placing a child into swing.